Marcus Horatius Barbatus
Marcus Horatius Barbatus was one of the two Roman consuls who, according to tradition, lived in 449 BC. Have replaced the Decemviri . The other is said to have been Lucius Valerius Poplicola Potitus .
The two are traditionally viewed as the patricians who brought about the reconciliation with the plebeians , although their historical existence is in doubt. The laws that are ascribed to them are probably mostly of a later date, for example the Lex Hortensia from around 287 BC. BC, with the plebiscites became law. The consul couple of the year 449 BC Chr. Is probably to be deleted from the fast as subsequently interpolated .
- Friedrich Münzer : Horatius 8 . In: Paulys Realencyclopadie der classischen Antiquity Science (RE). Volume VIII, 2, Stuttgart 1913, Col. 2328-2331.
- T. Robert S. Broughton : The Magistrates Of The Roman Republic. Volume 1: 509 BC - 100 BC (= Philological Monographs. Vol. 15, Part 1, ). American Philological Association, New York NY 1951, pp. 47-50, (Unchanged reprint 1968).
- Titus Livius 3, 55, 1-5.
- Robert Werner : The beginning of the Roman republic. Historical-chronological studies of the early days of the libera res publica. R. Oldenbourg, Munich et al. 1963, p. 272 f. (At the same time: Munich, University, habilitation paper, 1960).
|SURNAME||Horatius Barbatus, Marcus|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Barbatus, Marcus Horatius|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Roman consul 449 BC Chr.|
|DATE OF BIRTH||uncertain: 5th century BC Chr.|
|DATE OF DEATH||uncertain: 5th century BC Chr.|